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2014 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation - Background

The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation is an international, independently judged competition that honors innovations in packaging design, materials, technology, processes, and service across the entire packaging value chain.  Inaugurated in 1986, the DuPont Packaging Awards program is now recognized as the leading packaging awards program in the world.

Judging Criteria

This year's awards program includes refreshing changes that reflect current trends in the packaging industry.

“The DuPont Packaging Awards honor packaging innovations that use science, inspiration, and creativity to shift the paradigms and change the way we live.  As we enter the next quarter century of celebrating packaging, we believe we need to evolve with the industry,” said Yasmin Siddiqi, Global Marketing Director – DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, DuPont Packaging Awards program leader. “Our past awards categories have been upgraded to reflect future global challenges and the increasingly important role of the consumer in driving packaging innovation.”

In evaluating entires, judges will consider excellence based on these criteria. 


All entries will be reviewed and judged in March 2014 by a prestigious, independent panel of international judges.  Judges have expertise in:

  • Consumer insights
  • Package and materials converting
  • Distribution/retailing
  • Stewardship
  • Regulations/standards
  • Structural and graphic design
  • Materials, components and systems

Judges' decisions are final.  

Awards Ceremony

Wnners will be announced during a ceremony to be held on May 15th.